The victims of a school shooting incident at an Oxford, Michigan, high school were identified by county officials on Tuesday night.
The unnamed 15-year-old suspect remains in custody, but along with his parents, remains uncooperative with police.
Tate Myre, 16, died in a patrol car as an officer was trying to rush the teen to the hospital.
Among the injured are a 14-year-old girl who was in critical condition with chest and neck wounds; a 15-year-old boy who was in critical condition with a head wound; a 17-year-old girl who was also in critical condition with chest wounds; a 14-year-old boy with serious jaw and head wounds; a 17-year-old girl who was shot in the neck; a 15-year-old boy who was shot in the left leg; and a 17-year-old boy who was wounded in the hip.
The sheriff said the wounded 14-year-old was placed on a ventilator after surgery: “It’s looking very tough for this young girl.”
A social media video showed students inside a classroom as the suspect impersonated a police officer telling those students it was safe to come out.
The Detroit News reports that authorities swarmed a 1,200 square foot home of a 15-year-old sophomore who was arrested unharmed and placed in a juvenile detention center. The suspect is on suicide watch.
In a 2017 article in a local newspaper, the boy appears as a bespectacled fifth-grader at an international baccalaureate school. At the time, he was part of a group of students working on a project about poverty and expressed sympathy for the homeless and hungry.
The suspect had posted photos of the weapon and a target on social media, according to the sheriff.
Governor Gretchen Whitmer ordered flags at half mast today to honor the victims.
Michigan GOP leaders call for more guns.